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educational opportunities and healthcare for women and children. the need is overwhelming after 30 years of war. >> a lot of times people are left homeless without food or water or access to educational and healthcare. >> some resort on to living under ground to stay alive. >> there would be 15 to 20 feel that would live in these holes and top as a quote, unquote, window. they would live there for three months. many parts of the country is brutal. freezing temperatures i would go to villages and see elders complain about the elderly and children that were losing every winter due to the cold. this is one reason why, it costs $2,000 for a family of six or seven people. for a small amount of money it can be a life saving structure. >> families get a pre-packaged kit and build the shelters themselves. >> they are given the raw materials, the frames the doors and beams. >> so far his foundation has raised enough money to build 400 shelters to house 2300 people. his wife is helping afghan women that remain in refugee camps in afghanistan. they make jewelry and other items through a nonprofit.
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